ETI member companies are expected to adopt this Base Code, or to adopt their own code so long as it incorporates the Base Code. Where the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is restricted under law, the employer facilitates, and does not hinder, the development of parallel means for independent and free association and bargaining. It sets out ETI's: The purpose of the ETI is to acquire experience in the implementation of codes of labour practice. The ETI is based on the principle of incorporating internationally-agreed standards into codes of labour practice.
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The ETI has developed a bsse of labour practice - the cde Code' - reflecting the most relevant international standards with respect to labour practices which will be used as the basis of its work. Trade union membership of ETI shall consist of the Trades Union Congress, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and those international trade union organisations representing trade unions organised by industry or sector referred to as International Trade Secretariats that choose to join the ETI.
Member companies must require that suppliers meet agreed standards within a reasonable timeframe, and that performance ckde this regard is measured, transparent and, ultimately, a precondition to further business. Responsibility for setting international labour standards is given by the international community to the International Labour Organisation which was established for this purpose. There is no forced, bonded or involuntary prison labour.
Failures to observe certain standards require rapid corrective action for member companies to continue any business relationship with the supplier concerned.
Any worker over the age of a child as baxe above and under the age of The Base Code which is accompanied by a set of general principles concerning implementation, provides a foundation for the ETI's philosophy of learning. However, please note that in both cases it is the English language documents which should be treated as the official versions.
Suppliers are made aware of the code, and the company's commitment to sourcing from suppliers who observe the standards in the code. For international business this means recognition of the internationally agreed standards reached through the appropriate international organisations.
The ETI Base Code | Ethical Trading Initiative
Membership in ETI shall be open to NGOs accepting the purpose and principles stated herein and which are prepared to participate actively in ETI activities including pilot schemes. Please contact the individual organizations or their websites to verify if a more recent or updated code of ethics is available.
The ETI is a civil, that is private, and not dode public initiative.
In any event wages should always be enough to meet basic needs and to provide some discretionary income. Breadcrumb Home Eti base code. Although the ETI is primarily concerned with finding effective ways through which fundamental labour standards throughout global supply chains can be respected and their observance monitored, the ETI will, bawe appropriate, consider the broader impact of its members' activities on human rights, environmental and development issues within the wider community in which they operate.
ETI Base Code appendices: standards and definitions | Ethical Trading Initiative
Where the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is restricted under law, the employer facilitates, and does not hinder, the development of parallel means for independent and free association and bargaining. With respect to human rights the most comprehensive standard is the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are respected 2.
In any event, bzse shall not on a regular basis be required to work in excess of 48 hours per week and shall be provided with at least one day off for every 7 day period on average.
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Overtime shall be voluntary, shall not exceed 12 hours per week, shall not be demanded on a regular basis and shall always be compensated at a premium rate. Corporate Leadership on Modern Slavery Corporate approaches to tackling modern slavery.
ETI member companies are expected to adopt this Base Code, or to adopt their own code so long as it incorporates the Base Code.
Please note the codes in our collection might not necessarily be the most recent versions. Workers are not required to lodge "deposits" or their identity papers with their employer and are free to leave their employer after reasonable notice.
Annual reporting Members will produce annual reports to an agreed standard for content and format and submit them to the ETI detailing their progress in the area of ethical trade, particularly their activities related to their commitments as ETI members.
It shall not be used to replace regular employment. Employment is freely chosen. Companies shall develop or participate in and contribute to policies and programmes which provide for the transition of any child found to be performing child labour to enable her or him to attend and remain in quality education until no longer a child; "child" and "child labour" being defined in the appendices.
Working conditions are safe and hygienic 3. To every extent possible work performed must be on the basis of recognised employment relationship established through national law and practice.
Working hours are not excessive 6. ETI member companies are committed to adopting codes based on these standards, and to moving to the demonstrable implementation of their codes. Want to keep up to date with the latest news, trends and industry views?
The ETI has no direct jurisdiction over such disputes except where they concern the commitments of coed as ETI members. Responsibility for setting international labour standards is given by the international community to the International Labour Organisation ILO which was established for this purpose.